Wayne Thiebaud

Art - Mrs. Martin

"If we don't have a sense of humor, we lack a sense of perspective." - Wayne Thiebaud

Artist Facts

  • Born November 15, 1920
  • Born in Mesa, Arizona
  • He grew up during the Great Depression
  • Served as an artist and cartoonist in the army, and later as an art teacher
  • Style: Contemporary Art, Pop Art


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More about Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud - CBS Sunday Morning

Wayne Thiebaud Mini Gallery

Word Work

texture

the element of art that refers to how things feel or look as if they might feel if touched

Pop Art

an artistic movement the flourished during the 1960s, treating ordinary items - stuff you would find in everyday life - as art.


Image Resource: Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe (1967)

digital artist

also known as multimedia artists, create animated images and visual effects for computer games, films, television productions, and other related media.

graphic artist/designer

visual communicators who design and develop print and electronic media, such as magazines, television graphics, logos, and websites.

style

refers to the way an artwork looks; how the artists portrays their subject - often how the artists uses the elements of art or principles of design to express their vision.


Also refers to how the artist handles the medium(s), or material(s) and any techniques he or she may use.

Resources

Art Styles Explained - Explore Popular Styles of Art!. (2016). Art is Fun. Retrieved 19 September 2016, from http://www.art-is-fun.com/art-styles/


Digital Artist: Employment Info & Requirements. (2016). Study.com. Retrieved 19 September 2016, from http://study.com/articles/Digital_Artist_Employment_Information_and_Requirements_for_Becoming_a_Digital_Art_Professional.html